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Algorithm 54 - Approximation of straight lines
Sale, AHJ (1970) Algorithm 54 - Approximation of straight lines. The Computer Journal, 13 (4). pp. 422-424.
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This routine implements a method described by JE Bresenham (1965) for teh control of an incremental digital plotter in USASI FORTRAN. A similar algorithm has been published before (Stockton, 1963) which is externally identical to that given here (it produces the same set of increments); this version is simpler and written to achieve fast execution of the inner loop. No multiplications or divisions are needed.
|Keywords:||digital plotting, straight line approximation, best-fit, cartesian grid, algorithm|
|Journal or Publication Title:||The Computer Journal|
|Publisher:||British Computer Society|
|Page Range:||pp. 422-424|
|Date Deposited:||09 Jan 2005|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 03:10|
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